[R] pictex graphics device and color

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Thu Mar 31 22:58:41 CEST 2005


Steve.Rowley at sanofi-aventis.com wrote:
> Is the pictex graphics device known not to support color?
> In R 2.0.1 Patched (2004-11-17), it produced very pretty output:
> ## pictex(file = "modern-metatheonomy.tex", bg = "transparent");
> ## plotData(data);
> ## dev.off()
> ... but it appears to have ignored all color information.

Unfortunately, the source code for the pictex driver contains no 
handling of colour.

Not sure how hard it would be to add; 
is the file to look at if you're interested.

Dr Paul Murrell
Department of Statistics
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
New Zealand
64 9 3737599 x85392
paul at stat.auckland.ac.nz

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